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Shannonbridge - River Shannon loop

Trail Overview Details

Grade: Moderate
Format: Circular
Trail Quality: ***
County: Roscommon
Category: Walking/Hiking Trails
Type: Other
Length (Kms): 5.2
Climb (m): 0
Estimated time: 1hr 50min
Start point: Shannonbridge, opposite Tourist Office
Start point grid ref: M 967 254
End point: Shannonbridge, opposite Tourist Office
End point grid ref: M 967 254
Nearest town to start: Shannonbridge
Ordnance survey map: OSI Discovery Series Sheet 47
Dogs Allowed: No
Facilities: parking, shops, pub serving food
Public transport: N/A
Map guide available: N/A


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Description of Trail

The River Shannon Loop takes the walker north along the banks of the Shannon and back by a quiet bog road and lane passing alongside a section of woodland at the northern end..Features of interest include the imposing Napoleonic Fortifications and the long bridge spanning the Shannon River.

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The riverbank section of this trail is prone to flooding for about three months each winter.

Trail management organisation contact details

Shannonbridge Action Group, email tioshannonbridge@gmail.com

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